WSU wine researchers win distilled spirit honors

By |June 29th, 2017|

A team from Washington State University took home top honors at the Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, for research on spirits using a technique traditionally used on wine.

To KGB or not to KGB?

By |June 29th, 2017|

Some cherry growers expand, some scale back on labor-friendly Kym Green Bush systems.

New Canadian pear varieties are fire blight tolerant

By |June 29th, 2017|

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A decade after a processing plant closed and persistent fire blight problems pushed many Ontario growers out of the pear

Honeycrisp sports race toward red

By |June 27th, 2017|

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New varieties aren’t the only things on growers’ minds. They are also thinking about upgrading their Honeycrisp to one of

Lots of new apples coming to market

By |June 26th, 2017|

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Appealing taste profiles, earlier harvesting and southern expansions are some of the characteristics of the many new apples making their

EverCrisp off to a good start

By |June 23rd, 2017|

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EverCrisp, Midwest Apple Improvement Association’s first commercial release, was a hit with customers in Cleveland last summer.

It’s a Honeycrisp and

New estimate points to record NW cherry crop

By |June 23rd, 2017|

Now that cherry harvest is in full swing, growers have updated their estimate of the crop size.

Should Cosmic Crisp have a “utility” grade?

By |June 21st, 2017|

Questions remain about color standards for new Washington State University variety.

Apple industry readies itself for the big thing called Cosmic Crisp

By |June 21st, 2017|

Planting surge of highly hyped Cosmic Crisp is likely to test growers, packers, marketers — and consumers.

Cornell professor wants you to name his new grape

By |June 20th, 2017|

At twice the size of a Concord, a new grape developed in New York is certainly a mouthful. So is its current name: NY98.0228.02.

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